Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

We are a forum for the interchange and assessment of research and scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences, dealing with the military establishment and civil-military relations.

The 2021 Biennial International Conference Call for Papers Now Available

The Hyatt Regency Reston
Reston Virginia
October 15-17, 2021

DEADLINE: February 15, 2021

The Biennial International Conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society will be held October 15-17, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, Virginia 20190.The Program Committee is currently soliciting proposals for individual papers and for panel sessions.
2021 Conference panels will begin Friday morning, October 15, with panels both morning and afternoon and the IUS Welcome Reception and Dinner that evening. The Conference concludes Sunday, October 17, at noon. Please plan to arrive on Thursday, October 14.
Prospective participants may submit proposals on any topic within the broad intellectual scope of the IUS. Comparative and cross-national research is strongly encouraged.

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The Fellows of the IUS are selected on the basis of their professional qualifications. The criteria are advanced education in related fields, research publications, teaching or other demonstrated processional accomplishments in the field of military studies.


Benefits of Being an IUS Fellow

 By becoming a fellow of IUS, you gain access to Armed Force & Society and our SAGE's "Full Text Collections" in both Political Science and Sociology


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If you have an announcement you'd like to submit to IUS, or if you would like to submit to our Call for Papers, you can do so by using our forms for each section.

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You can access the Armed Forces and Society or SAGE's "Full Text Collections" for the Political Science and Sociology.

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